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Surfing With Children With Autism the “Highlight” of Parker Coffin’s Year

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PARKER COFFIN HAS SURFED SOME OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST WAVES; ONE OF THEM WAS EVEN EXTRAORDINARY ENOUGH TO LAND HIM ON THE FRONT COVER OF THE PRESTIGIOUS SURFER MAGAZINE. BUT IT IS THE MEMORIES OF A RECENT DAY OUT RIDING GENTLE ONE-METRE BREAKERS WITH A BUNCH OF KIDS THAT IS KEEPING HIM SMILING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

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PARKER COFFIN HAS SURFED SOME OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST WAVES; ONE OF THEM WAS EVEN EXTRAORDINARY ENOUGH TO LAND HIM ON THE FRONT COVER OF THE PRESTIGIOUS SURFER MAGAZINE. BUT IT IS THE MEMORIES OF A RECENT DAY OUT RIDING GENTLE ONE-METRE BREAKERS WITH A BUNCH OF KIDS THAT IS KEEPING HIM SMILING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 1 Preview

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This Thursday, we will host Day 1 of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19, which will take an in-depth look at how the pandemic is accelerating the transformation of business as a force for good. Conversations will highlight the actions of brands like L.L. Bean, Ben & Jerry’s, Georgetown University’s Business for Impact initiative, among others; insights from our extensive, ongoing research; and useful perspectives from Porter Novelli leaders.

American Express, Hilton and World Central Kitchen Partner to Support Frontline Healthcare Workers with Daily Meals

Program feeds frontline healthcare professionals staying for free in rooms donated by Hilton and American Express and enables some furloughed restaurant staff to return to work in Los Angeles, New York City and Washington, D.C.
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May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE:AXP) and Hilton (NYSE:HLT) recently teamed up to donate up to 1 million hotel room nights to medical professionals on the frontlines fighting COVID-19. Since April, hundreds of thousands of room nights have been booked.

Unveiling the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID-19

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The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

VolunteerMatch Supports Governor Newsom’s Call to Service, Dedicates Resources to Drive Engagement of Volunteers During COVID-19

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OAKLAND, Calif.,  April 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, today announced its support for Governor Gavin Newsom’s #CaliforniansForAll service initiative. The 20+ year-old nonprofit organization, headquartered in Oakland, provides free volunteer recruiting services to over 128,000 nonprofits nationally -- and over 13,000 in California.

ON Semiconductor Celebrates Service with St. Jude

Written by: Jackie Terry and Sarabeth Knobel
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This week we honor National Volunteer Week, April 19th-25th, an effort led by Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. With this special holiday, we can celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world. 

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
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April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Reshaping Volunteerism During COVID-19

Strategies for adapting programs and purposefully engaging employees
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April is Volunteer Month, but with the COVID-19 pandemic cancelling many in-person/community volunteer opportunities,  there are other ways to make an impact - virtually and remotely - during this time of social distancing. How do we continue to support the operation of nonprofit organizations - balancing their needs, your resources and current limitations imposed on us by COVID-19?

Insights for a Time of Crisis: Porter Novelli COVID-19 Tracker

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In times of immense strain and crisis our truest colors often show through. As the entire globe faces the unprecedented and catastrophic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen moments of brightness during a fog of immense sadness and uncertainty.

This is the time when many things will be put to the test, including how business responds. In this moment of global need, we will remember those companies that stood tall, acted quickly and with humanity. We will also remember those that did not.

American Express’ Commitment to Backing Colleagues, Customers and Communities Affected by COVID-19

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April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For more than 170 years, American Express has been committed to backing our colleagues, our customers, our partners and the communities we serve around the world. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, this commitment is more important than ever, and we wanted to share an update on some of the actions we’ve taken during this unprecedented time. 

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